Dr. Isela Penunuri, MD

Dr. Isela Penunuri, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Isela Penunuri, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Marcos, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in family medicine, geriatric medicine, and more.Read her story

277 Rancheros Dr Ste 100

San Marcos, CA 92069

Contact Information

(866) 228-2236

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
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Dr. Penunuri's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Penunuri's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Penunuri "Dr. Isela Penunuri is a board-certified physician specializing in Family Medicine. An alumna of UCSD, Dr. Penunuri attended medical school at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico. She completed her internship at New York Medical College and then her residency at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Dr. Penunuri grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, before moving to Imperial Beach. As a child, Dr. Penunuri saw how a serious illness can affect a sick individual and decided to become a doctor. As a family physician, Dr. Penunuri enjoys the opportunity to see her patients grow, share in their successes and failures, and watch as they enjoy their lives to the fullest. She believes that a successful relationship between a patient and a doctor results from the willingness to work together as a team, with the patient's care and well-being the goal. Outside the office, Dr. Penunuri enjoys the arts including dance, theatre, and music. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, swimming, watching movies and spending time with her family. Dr. Penunuri also speaks fluent Spanish."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Penunuri "As a primary physician, I see myself as a partner in your health care. My goal is to achieve the well being of the patient as a whole. Understanding the patient's background, and getting to know the patient as a whole, allows me to provide the best care possible for the patient, and to formulate an individual plan of care for each of my patient's. I really believe that medicine is more than a science, it is an art form. I will spend as much time as needed to satisfy the patient's medical needs"

8  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

112  Conditions Treated

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63  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Immunization
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Blood Thinner Administration
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Childhood Immunization
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Colposcopy
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Disease Prevention
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Influenza Prevention
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Men’s Sexual Health Management
  • Menopause Evaluation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Post Menopause Treatment
  • Preventive Care
  • Primary and Preventive Care for Children and Adolescents
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sick Child Care
  • Sick Patient Care
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Well Male Examination
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Women’s Sexual Health Management
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • New York Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Isela Penunuri, MD
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Kim in San Marcos – Jul 27, 2018
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I've seen Dr. Penunuri for everything from routine appointments to more serious procedures and she always makes me feel comfortable and informed. She takes the time to thoroughly answer my questions and I never feel rushed out her door. Dr. Penunuri is an excellent physician who I recommend to all...Read More
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